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Famous Deaths In April - 12

Thursday, 17 April 2014

0065  Death of Seneca the Younger, Roman philosopher, statesman and dramatist on this day in history.  

0238  On this day in history death of gordian II, heir to the Roman Empire (killed in battle)  

0352  On this day in history julius I, pope (337-52), dies  

0434  Death of Archbishop Maximianus of Constantinople on this day in history.  

1125  Death of Vladislaus I of Bohemia on this day in history.  

1443  Death of Henry Chichele, Archbishop of Canterbury on this day in history.  

1550  Claude of Lorraine, duke of Guise, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

1555  On this day in history johanna de Wanzinnige, Queen of Castilie (1504-20), dies at 75  

1605  Boris Godunov, Tsar of Russia (1598-1605), dies on this day in history.  

1675  On this day in history death of richard Bennett, British Colonial Governor of Virginia (b. 1609)  

1687  On this day in history death of ambrose Dixon, Virginia Colony pioneer  

1690  Miguel Gomez Camargo, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

1704  On this day in history john Hudde, 21x mayor of Amsterdam, dies at 76  

1748  William Kent, English sculptor/architect (Kensington Palace), dies on this day in history.  

1760  Baron Ernst Gottlieb, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

1782  On this day in history death of metastasio, Italian poet and librettist (b. 1698)  

1788  On this day in history carl Joseph Toeschi, composer, dies at 56  

1795  On this day in history rainieri de Calzabigi, Italian literary, dies at 80  

1797  On this day in history josef Antonin Stepan, composer, dies at 71  

1814  On this day in history death of charles Burney, English music historian (b. 1726)  

1817  Charles Messier, "comet ferret" & catalogs famous "M objects,", dies on this day in history.  

1828  On this day in history jean Henri Appelius, Dutch lawyer/minister of Finance, dies at 60  

1845  On this day in history henry M baron the Kock, officer/politician, dies at 65  

1850  On this day in history death of adoniram Judson, American Baptist missionary (b. 1788)  

1859  John Emde, German evangelist, dies at about 84 on this day in history.  

1864  On this day in history thomas Green, US Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 50  

1872  On this day in history death of nikolaos Mantzaros, Greek composer (b. 1795)  

1878  William M "Boss" Tweed, NY politician, dies on this day in history.  

1896  Alexander Ritter, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

1898  Death of Elzéar-Alexandre Taschereau, Roman catholic archbishop of Quebec (b. 1820) on this day in history.  

1902  On this day in history death of marie Alfred Cornu, French physicist (b. 1842)  

1909  On this day in history hermann Kotzchmar, composer, dies at 79  

1910  William G Sumner, US sociologist/politicologist (Folkways), dies at 69 on this day in history.  

1912  On this day in history clara Barton, organizer (American Red Cross), dies at 90  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

0812  Muhammad at-Taqi, Muslim Shia Imam (d. 835) was born on this day in history.  

1484  On this day in history birth of antonio da Sangallo the Younger, Italian architect (d. 1546)  

1500  On this day in history birth of joachim Camerarius, [Liebhard Kammerer], German humanist  

1526  On this day in history birth of muretus, French humanist (d. 1585)  

1550  Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford, English politician (d. 1604) was born on this day in history.  

1577  On this day in history birth of christian IV of Denmark (d. 1648)  

1579  On this day in history birth of francois de Bassompierre, marshal of France  

1626  Paul Hainlein, composer was born on this day in history.